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11  3 legged bunnybird monster (image heavy) in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by blue bunny on: November 02, 2005 11:07:06 AM

He's about 20cm tall Smiley
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12  a rag doll me i made my boyfriend! in Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects by blue bunny on: November 02, 2005 04:02:30 AM
My new boyfriend lives in Wales, i'm in London, and we miss each other loads, so i made him a little me to look after him while we're apart!!!
She's hand stictched (my sewing machine was playing up) and has all the piercings i have too!  Grin
The hair was a nightmare! Took forever!!!
I made her a little necklace with 'shuv' on it too (My name's Siobhian, everyone calls me shuv)

Pic of her hair, and before her freckles and clothes:

Clothed and freckled:

Here's us!
(Excuse the blatent photo whoring, i'm just at that stage where i'm all loved up!!!)

Oh, PS: He absolutely adored it, and got all emotional! Awwww!!!  Wink Cheesy
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13  Fairy wings and tutorial in Completed Projects by blue bunny on: January 21, 2005 07:21:38 AM
Here are some wings that i made:

And here's how  Smiley

Ingredients  Wink

4 Wire coat hangers
3 or more pairs of tights
Electrical tape and/or gaffa tape/duct tape
Wire cutters
Spray paints (i used car spray)

Ok, get ur 4 metal clothes hangers . Mine were metal, covered with a white plastic coating.
U then need to pull the bottom of them all (fig 2) downwards, away from the hook part.
This will give you a diamond shape.


(please excuse the piss-poor drawing of a hanger! Grin)

Once you have the diamond, have a play around with the other shapes that you can make. Once you decide upon 2 shapes (one for the bottom 2 wings, one for the top 2 wings) try to get the shapes to match up on the opposite sides so when the wings are assembled, you have 2 wings at the top that look alike, but mirrorred, and the same with the bottom 2.

Ok, um....grab some old tights or stockings. Any colour, texture etc. Mine started off as skin coloured plain 15 denier ones. You then basically just cut these into sections of all different widths that are like tubes, and slide them onto the frames. I secured them by snipping little flaps in the tights, and by tying them into the frame, and onto other layers of tights. make holes with scissors, and tie layers onto layers. This will secure each layer to another, and to the frame (hope this is making sense! Huh)
(If you want to, you can also use strips of the tights in different sizes, stretch them round and tie them on.)
I then made ladders in the material, and burnt holes into them with a lighter (please be careful cause if the material falls on you after it's burnt, it hurts cause it's kinda melted plastic'ish!)

This is kinda a bit of luck and a bit of a bodge-job!
Get some wire-cutters. Snip off the hooks, (See PICTURE 1, fig 1) leaving a neck of about 3-4cms, then lay your 4 wings on the floor or a large surface, so they look like they will do when they're assembled.
Overlap the 4 wire 'necks' that had the hooks on, and thn it's a matter of using your electrical tape/gaffa ect to bind all the parts together. Make sure there are no sharp parts poking out, cover this whole section really well.

You now have wings!!!

I then added more layers of material, tying them over and around the central part, and covering the electrical tape entirely.
I made hoops out of tights too, so the wings can be worn.
All this was done with knots. I didnt use any glue.


Spray away! You can add glitter glue, jewels, whatever you like   Cheesy
Make them all pretty, and......LET ME SEE!!!!!
Post all ur pics Smiley

Hope this helped and wasn't to drawn out and boring!

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14  Mole Button Cottage in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by blue bunny on: September 14, 2004 06:47:28 AM
My friends moved to Wales, and into a GORGEOUS place called Mole Button Cottage.
They have 2 little girls, and so i painted them a picture.
This is it.
It's painted in acrylic, and the buttons around the edge were spray painted with car spray.

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15  Re: "There's no place like home...." in Shoes: Completed Projects by blue bunny on: September 02, 2004 08:12:16 AM
Gah those are amazing! I'm in awe..
I still dont understand though which way the sequins are put on.. like say the sequins a bowl, do you put the open part facing the in ur case suede- or do you put the flat part on the suede?  Does that make sense?
But again gorgey shoes, those are wicked!<3 Shannon
Ok, drew u a lil diagram, hope it helps. I guess you dont have to do it like this, i just did cause i thought it'd stop the sequins catching so much.... hope this helps.  Grin (hope u hcan read it too!)

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16  various sketches/doodles and cute things (few pics, but they're small) in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by blue bunny on: August 24, 2004 04:35:39 PM
Just thought i'd pop up a few doodley bits for people to have a look at.  Smiley

This is a collage with a magazinhe page, acetate, paint and some shiney cotton.

A lil animal i doodled when i was bored!

Another bored doodley thing.

This is a drawing in ball point pen of a performance i saw by Black Sky White, called Bertrands Toys. If u get a chance to see it GO GO GO!!! It's AMAZING!

hugs Smiley

And a little tank girl collage
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17  My wedding invite in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by blue bunny on: August 06, 2004 03:10:29 PM
I got married last year, a year ago on tuesday, and i designed our wedding invitation....
so as a kinda tribute to being married for a year i thought i'd post it and see what u all thought!
(also included a couple of pics from the day (we had a medieval themed wedding)....i designed my dress, and my friend made it for me...please excuse how awful i look, it was the hottest day in recorded history in the uk, and i'd been wearing that dress for about 7 hours!!!)
PS sorry if the pics are a bit big  Embarrassed

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18  Re: 2 paintings i did (boobies out in one of them! beware!) in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by blue bunny on: August 04, 2004 03:50:43 AM
 Kiss hehehe! thanks guys, it's SOOOOOOO nice to have so many compliments!  Cheesy (the photo of the girlie with her boobs out is a really bad one...i had to take a pic with the flash on, and it kinda glared off of the hair  Undecided ah well, u get the idea anyways)
i've been playing around with stencils lately, and i did a painting last night, well, a stencil/painting thing, and i'm so proud of it... gonna stick it on e-bay, see what happens (if i can get the goddamn paypal thing to work!) kinda wanna keep it, but i need cash. I'm a bit too sentimental when it comes to my work sometimes!
lemme know what u all think!

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19  2 paintings i did (boobies out in one of them! beware!) in More Art, Less Craft: Completed Works by blue bunny on: August 02, 2004 05:47:12 PM
just posted my 1st thing yesterday, under the reconstructed clothes bit, and thought i'd pop a couple of things on here too!

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This was a painting i did for my brothers 21st. It's acrylic, gouache and eyeshadow.

and this one is a portrait of my husband  Cheesy

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20  "There's no place like home...." in Shoes: Completed Projects by blue bunny on: August 02, 2004 02:00:08 AM
I'm new, and thought i'd post a project that i've worked on for the last two days.
(Sorry if the pic's a bit large)
I got married last year, and wore a pair of beige suede shoes that havent been out of the wardrobe since. I really liked the shape of them though, so didnt want to give them/throw them away.
When i got an invite to a friends wedding reception and i started fretting about what to wear, i thought i'd re-vamp my wedding shoes!

How i did it....

(I'm in the UK, so the materials i bought might not be available in the states)

I used a red, cold water dylon fabic dye, painted this onto the shoes, waited til it dried, then i used 'Appli glue' in pillar box red (Appli glue is a "Permanent, washable water-based glue for applique, foiling, and decoration on card, wood, glass, fabric, leather and most surfaces." It's also really flexible.)
I applied the glue quite thickly, and added each sequin by hand with a pair of tweezers.
Ok, sequins.... well, u know that sequins are kinda domed? like little saucers? for the next bit, if i say the sequins were used upside-down, it means that it's as if the saucer is the wrong way up..ok?!  Huh Undecided (hope this is making sense!)
I found that around the edges of the shoe (where the sole meets the upper, and the edge bit...where u put ur foot in) that it was best to use the sequins upside-down. This is because they stick to the curved bits better when they're upside-down, it also means they they won't catch on things when they're being worn. The rest of the shoe should be covered in sequins the 'right way up' as they reflect more light this way.
When i'd added all of the sequins, set it all aside to dry, and i was covered in glue, and had the stiffest neck i've ever had, i made the large bows for the front.
AND.........when they were finally dry, i stuck them on, and added the lil ones on the back  Grin


Hope u like them!

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